Welcome to aufderheyde.com

Here you'll find information about Marc Auf der Heyde, a 4th year Computing Science Student at the University of Glasgow

About Marc

Marc is currently living in Glasgow, where he attends the University of Glasgow and is in his fourth year of a computing science bachelors of science.


Some of Marc's skills are:


  • An in depth experience with the Python programming language. Marc has taught as a demonstrator at the University of Glasgow, teaching labs in the 1st year computing science python course. Additionally, Marc has built a python web-server and client, using python web sockets.
  • Marc is well versed with the Java programming language, and has been studying and working with Java since 2016. Marc's primary public Java work is on theyoungauthors application which is an Android app which crawls for random posts from theyoungauthors.com.
  • Marc has sufficient experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery and Django for building and deploying web applications. Marc also has a good grasp of using cloud hosting solutions like digital ocean, and maintaining a web server.
  • Marc also has a foundational understanding of database systems, including SQL and no-SQL database systems
  • Marc is currently learning android app development as well as continuing with VR development in Unity.

Past Experiences:


  • From September 2021 to April 2022, Marc completed his undergraduate dissertation research on mobile interactions in augmented reality (AR) displays, under the supervision of Dr. Mark McGill.The research involved a virtual reality (VR) participant experiment which took place in March 2022. He is awaiting the mark on his dissertation and hopes to be able to continue his research in the near future, and share some of its results with the public.
  • From June 2021 to September 2021, Marc worked as an intern with the viajero project, which aims to improve all passenger journeys by facilitating the use of immersive Virtual and Augmented Reality. During this time Marc ran a user study on mitigating motion sickness using visual motion cues.
  • From September 2020 to April 2021, Marc spent time learning how to develop 3D models in modelling software such as Blender, and deploying these to virtual environments developed in the Unity game engine. Marc developed these virtual environments as part of a third year team project, in which Marc and his team were tasked by Viarama to build a virtual reality memory room for patients suffering from memory disorders and diseases. Through this, Marc gained foundations in C# scripting, and Unity VR development.

GitHub Projects and others

Here you will find a list of current and past projects Marc has worked on:

  • Developed and deployed the personal website for artist Kean Farrar: Click here to view this website
  • Redesigned the personal teaching website for his high school history teacher, Daniel Lazar: Click here to view this website
  • Built from the ground up, theyoungauthors.com, a free publishing platform for young writers where they can get free feedback from peers and engage with other like-minded writers: theyoungauthors.com
  • theyoungauthors Android application for reading random posts: theyoungauthors android app
  • Developed and released privateshare, a fully functioning server and client running on python sockets: Here

Research Papers

Here you will find a list of research papers for which Marc is a co-author on:

Contact Marc

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